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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Asteiidae (Asteiid Flies) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 456 families, 6902 genera, 25265 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 453 families, 6893 genera, 25252 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 431 families, 6787 genera, 24913 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 295 families, 5661 genera, 22295 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 84 families, 999 genera, 3568 species
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Brachycera (Macquart, 1834) (Short-horned flies)
 66 families, 797 genera, 2731 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Muscomorpha (Woodley, 1989)
 50 families, 599 genera, 2126 species
Tree
Section
Costa Rica
Schizophora (Becher, 1882)
 46 families, 472 genera, 1398 species
Tree
Subsection
Costa Rica
Acalyptratae (Macquart, 1835) (Acalyptrate muscoids)
 36 families, 300 genera, 992 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Opomyzoidea (Fallen, 1820)
 7 families, 37 genera, 148 species
Tree
Group
Costa Rica
Asteioinea
 3 families, 11 genera, 23 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) (Asteiid Flies) - Systematics
 4 genera, 13 species
Site
Tree
Show Info
Genera15    worldwide
Species226    worldwide
Common namesAsteiid Flies, Cryptochelid flies
German namesFeinfliegen
Swedish namesSmalvingeflugor
AuthorRondani, 1856
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Nearctic
Neotropical


Fossils:

Cenozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cape Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, India, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Palau, Panama, Peru, Russia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tunisia, USA, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesAsteiidae in bie.ala.org.au
Asteiidae in faunaeur.org
Asteiidae in itis.gov
Asteiidae in dyntaxa.se
Asteiidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Asteiidae in Costa Rica
Asteia antennata (Sabrosky, 1943)Info
Asteia expansa (Sabrosky, 1957)Info
Asteia spinosa (Sabrosky, 1943)Info
Asteimyia antennata -> Asteia antennataInfo
Asteimyia spinosa -> Asteia spinosaInfo
Crepidohamma hillifera (Sabrosky, 1957)Info
Crepidohamma nigrifrons (Sabrosky, 1957)Info
Crepidohamma pseudocinctipes -> Sigaloessa pseudocinctipesInfo
Crepidohamma schildi (Sabrosky, 1957)Info
Sigaloessa hillifera (Sabrosky, 1957)Info
Sigaloessa nigrifrons (Sabrosky, 1957)Info
Sigaloessa pseudocinctipes (Sabrosky, 1943)Info
Sigaloessa schildi (Sabrosky, 1957)Info
13 Species in Asteiidae for Costa Rica listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderDiptera
True flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Flies
SuborderBrachycera
Short-horned flies, Muscoid flies, Circular-seamed flies, Flies
InfraorderMuscomorpha
SectionSchizophora
SubsectionAcalyptratae
Acalyptrate muscoids
SuperfamilyOpomyzoidea
GroupAsteioinea
FamilyAsteiidae
Asteiid Flies, Cryptochelid flies
AuthorRondani, 1856

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